Chronic night sweats can have various causes, just like most other symptoms. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose chronic night sweats, we could:
If you suffer from Night Sweats, for how long has it been a problem?
Possible responses:→ Not applicable / don't know
→ Recent onset only - less than 2 weeks' duration
→ 2 weeks to 2 months
→ 2 to 6 months
→ Longer than 6 months